Media Advisory | January 9, 2013

Residential care for older adults topic of free lecture

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WHAT: Symposium on aging and wellness: Optimizing residential care for older adults
WHEN: 1 to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, January 23, 2013
WHERE: Clinical Academic Campus Lecture Theatre, Kelowna General Hospital, First Floor, 2312 Pandosy St., Kelowna
REGISTRATION: Free and open to the public; please RRSP to:

The Institute for Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention presents an information symposium on optimizing residential care for older adults in its Aging and Wellness series.

The symposium’s goal is to share the outcomes of research conducted in the Okanagan region and discuss implications for improving care for older adults in residential care.

Highlights will include:

  • Plenary presentations by research teams conducting nationally funded, inter-provincial studies in the Okanagan;
  • Discussion of practice and policy implications of the latest findings by research team members working in the Okanagan region;
  • Topics include transitions in care, quality improvement in residential care, palliative care, and supporting evidence-based practice.

The full symposium proceedings and presentations can be found at:

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